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Windy City Smokeout

by Allyson Hoffman

The Windy City Smokeout is this weekend, starting July 12th running through the 14th. Bring your friends and enjoy a weekend of beer, bands, and BBQ. The lineup for this event is spectacular with artists such as Eli Young Band, Chris Young, Old Dominion, Jessie James Decker, Cole Swindell, and more!

If the entertainment isn’t enough, sample custom BBQ creations from some of the world’s best BBQ pit masters. Don’t worry … there are non-BBQ options too!

Visit the official event website for additional information and to purchase your tickets today! Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind event. It is sure to be a smoking good time!

 

 

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4th of July in Chicago

by Allyson Hoffman

Celebrate the Fourth of July with fun, fireworks, and festivities. Start your day off at the Fourth of July Parade beginning at 10 AM in the Irving Park neighborhood. With a host of great activities for all ages, you’ll want to be sure to bring the whole family.

After the parade, head over to the Grant Park Music Festival for their Independent Day Salute and enjoy the musical stylings of your patriotic favorites as performed by the incredible Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus. The event will begin at 6:30 PM at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. 

Lastly, what is the Fourth of July without fireworks? Don’t miss the iconic Navy Pier fireworks show beginning at 9:30 PM. Witness the spectacular sight of the stunning fireworks over Lake Michigan set to patriotic music!  Chicago is full of exciting events this Fourth of July – don’t miss the celebration and family fun!

Visit the official Chicago Tourism website for additional information and ensure your Fourth of July is a sparkling great time! 

 

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11th Annual Millennium Art Festival

by Allyson Hoffman

Kick off your summer of fun starting with Amdur Production’s 11th Annual Millennium Art Festival. This event is a FREE outdoor festival featuring amazing artwork and tasty treats. The festival begins Friday, June 28th and will continue through June 30th located at Michigan Avenue and E. Lake Street in Chicago.

This event will feature over 110 artists whose works range from paintings to ceramics, photography and more! Food vendors will include Hell’s Kitchen, Magic Circle Crepes, Mediterranean Cuisine, and El Campeon. Don’t miss your chance to take in some of Chicago’s most talented artists at this free three-day extravaganza!.

Visit Amdur Productions official website for additional information. Bring sure to bring your friends and enjoy one of Chicago’s top-ranked art and design shows!

 

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Long Grove Strawberry Fest

by Allyson Hoffman

Get ready for some sweet summertime fun at the Long Grove Strawberry Fest. The festival begins this Friday, June 21st and will continue through Sunday, June 23rd. Enjoy delectable strawberry-infused foods from some of the area’s best restaurants and chefs. You can find a little bit of everything … from prime rib sandwiches slathered in strawberry salsa to classic strawberry pie-eating contests. For those who like to mix it up, chef-driven barbecue and other decadent local treats offer something for every taste bud. 

And when it comes to entertainment, Strawberry Fest leaves nothing to the imagination either, with a classic carnival, multiple stages of live music, and the Kids Zone featuring enduring family activities at no charge.

Admission is $5 per person and children under the age of 12 attend free. Proceeds from Strawberry Fest go toward improving the full Long Grove experience throughout the year.

For additional information visit the official event website. You won’t want to miss this “berry, berry” good time!

 

 

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Ribfest Chicago

by Allyson Hoffman

Celebrate Ribs and Rock and Roll at Ribfest Chicago this Friday, June 14th through Sunday, June 16th. Did you know that Ribfest Chicago was voted Chicago’s Best food fest? Ribfest Chicago is also a nationally-recognized FREE music festival. Top local and touring acts make up a delicious blend of indie, roots rock and alt-country for one of the hottest all-original lineups in the Midwest.

With over 50,000 pounds of BBQ and 25 hours of live music, this event is sure to be fun for all. Bring the whole family; children can enjoy games and bounce houses at the Kids Square!

The festival is free, but donations are requested. Ribfest Chicago has contributed more than $350,000 to Northcenter schools and nonprofits to improve education, benefit critical nonprofit work, assist special needs and fight hunger, in addition to funding chamber projects and annual programming.  A $10 per person donation is requested to benefit Northcenter’s philanthropy and community programs.

For more information visit the official event website for additional information. Bring the whole family for three days filled with food, fun, and fantastic live entertainment!

 

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Chicago Blues Festival

by Allyson Hoffman

The Chicago Blues Festival begins this Friday, June 7th at Millennium Park. Blues Hall of Fame member, Bobby Rush will headline the festival on opening day. The GRAMMY® Award-winning artist was named by Rolling Stone "The King of the Chitlin' Circuit" for his vigorous touring schedule and energetic show.

Before Bobby Rush takes the stage, the Jimmy Johnson Blues Band will mark the 90th birthday of Mr. Johnson, one of the genre’s legendary artists and member of the Blues Hall of Fame. Some of Saturday’s artists include the award-winning and legendary soul artist Bettye LaVette, Don Bryant, Latimore, and many more!

Wrap up this energetic blues experience on Sunday with Ruthie Foster, and a special tribute set for the late Mike Ledbetter by The CONNECTION with Mike Welch & Friends.

Visit the official event website for additional information and the event schedule. Don’t miss your chance to attend this rockin’ good time in the “Blues Capital of the World,” one of Chitown’s largest annual festivals!

 

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62nd Annual Gold Coast Art Fair

by Allyson Hoffman

The 62nd Annual Gold Coast Art Fair begins this Saturday, June 1st, running from 10 AM to 6 PM. The renowned Gold Coast Art Fair at Grant Park welcomes more than 300 artists from around the world to downtown Chicago each year.  This event enables visitors to browse extraordinary artwork presented by many exceptional artists. 

Consider further immersing yourself in the art action with incredible demonstrations by artists, live music, interactive art projects, and more! The cost is $10 with children 13 and under attending for free.

Visit the official event website for additional information. Travel to enchanting Grant Park to savor the summer sun, catch a glance of Chicago’s stunning skyline and participate in a true artistic extravaganza at the 62nd Annual Gold Coast Art Fair!

 

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Fifth Third Bike the Drive

by Allyson Hoffman

Kickoff the summer season by supporting a good cause at Fifth Third’s Bike the Drive! The event will be this Sunday, May 26th and proceeds will benefit the Active Transportation Alliance whose mission is to make bicycling, walking and public transit safe, convenient and fun for all.

Fifth Third’s Bike the Drive is a classic Chicago experience, and one of the greatest bike rides in the United States. Whether you’re new to biking or a seasoned veteran, you’ll find Fifth Third’s Bike the Drive an event to remember -- nearly five hours of car-free riding while enjoying breathtaking views of the city and Lake Michigan. 

For additional information visit the official event website. Bring your friends and family! Be sure not to miss the one day of the year when bicycles reign supreme and take the lead along Chicago’s glorious Lake Shore Drive.

 

Allyson Hoffman, ABR, ACRE, CDPE, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, SFR, SRES
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Bark in the Park 2019

by Allyson Hoffman

Bark in the Park is back and better than ever! This Saturday, May 18th, your favorite dog-friendly event is turning 25! Bark in the Park is a 5K fun walk and event where participants are welcome to bring their furry companions. The day includes the optional 5K walk that's followed by agility training courses, an open-air marketplace with goodies for your pet, a spa, and much more! Guests also enjoy a variety of free food, a beer tent, live music!

Proceeds from the event go to support the Anti-Cruelty Society and their efforts to aid abused and neglected animals. Donations will support the organization's veterinary clinic, pet care and behavior education programs, adoptions, and spay and neuter clinic. Registration opens at 7:30 AM, optional 5K walk begins at 9:00 AM, and beer tent opens at 10:00 AM.

Visit the official event website for more information and register today! Be sure to bring the whole family -- two-legged and four-legged -- to support this worthy cause.

 


Allyson Hoffman, ABR, ACRE, CDPE, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, SFR, SRES
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2019 Komen Chicago Race for the Cure®

by Allyson Hoffman

The 2019 Susan G. Komen Chicago Race for the Cure is this Sunday, May 12th at Montrose Harbor. Register today and support Susan G. Komen’s mission to “save lives by meeting the most critical needs in our communities and investing in breakthrough research to prevent and cure breast cancer.”

Day of registration will open at 7:30 AM with the race beginning at 9 AM. Bring your friends and family, and race to donate and impact the fight against breast cancer.

Visit the official Susan G. Komen event website for additional race day information. Can’t attend the race? Susan G. Komen has other ways to donate and volunteer. Visit the website for more information on how you can get involved.

Step up, join in and support this valiant effort!

 

Allyson Hoffman, ABR, ACRE, CDPE, CRS, e-PRO, GRI, SFR, SRES
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